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Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
libya. >> honestly, anyone that disagrees with me, i would take a bullet for their right to disagree with me. this is the beauty of america. the free exchange of ideas. >> in new york, it took a federal court order to allow the ads to run. a judge determined the language was protected speech under the first amendment. >> i think in the end, what hate speech really does is bring out the better people. strong communities are much better than those people that want to tear them down. >> metro has not rejected the ad, but notify the advertiser that it has been put on hold. a spokesman says that is out of concern for public safety, given the current climate around the world. the advertiser has responded by filing a lawsuit in d.c. in northwest washington, andrea mccarren, 9news now. >> in recent weeks, the same ads have been plastered on san francisco city buses prompting some to deface them and remove words like jihad and holy war. >> 9 wants to know when res rants in arlington, prince georges, and montgomery counties aren't making the grade with food inspections. this week, russ discove
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
chris stevens and three other americans in the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the remains of the fallen americans have come home now. nbc white house correspondent mike va cara joins us with the story. >> rorter: it was a solemn and somber ceremony at a joint base andrews this morning, somewhat of a surprise the white house had scheduled this late in the morning. the president traveling to joint base andrews, accompanied by the secretary of state hillary clinton. the secretary of defense leon panetta. chief of staff here and other top officials. the remains of those four, and let's name them now, ambassador chris stevens, sean smith, glen doherty, tyrone woods, who perished in the attack on the american consulate in benghazi, libya. the president and hillary clinton both spoke very forcefully, and a very solemn ceremony. we can't emphasize that enough, as the bodies were brought off the c-17 having just arrived from germany, and to joint base andrews. ultimately they will go on to dover, delaware, where they will be repatriated. >> the people of egypt, libya, yemen, and tunis
Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
tragedy that occurred earlier this week in libya. i'm not sure if everyone is aware. but our hearts and prayers are with the families of those who gave their lives serving our country. >> reporter: now, mitt romney had his rally in the heart of fairfax today. his comments about the unrest in et middle east yesterday caused some controversy. so today he tried to turn the focus back to the economy. >> mitt romney! >> reporter: a crowd of more than 2,000 cheered mitt romney's arrival in fairfax and he began by acknowledging the attack on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> we're thinking about their families and those that they left behind. what a tragedy to lose such a wonderful -- >> reporter: governor's plan for a moment of silence was cut short by a heckler, for his criticism of the obama administration reaction to the unrest. high-level republicans accused romney of speaking too quickly before all the facts were known. >> i don't really have a problem with what he said. i think what he said initially was correct. >> maybe he's the statesman we haven't had since reagan. you c
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: this video of ambassador stevens was posted on the website in libya, when he took over the post earlier this year. >> i had the honor to serve as the u.s. envoy tohe libyan opposition during the revolution and i was thrilled to watch the libyan people stand up and demand their rights. >> reporter: ambassador stevens was a moving force in the u.s. partnership with the new libya. >> his enthusiasm, his unbridled sense of hope and love for the libyan experience. he is the machin who actually walked the streets of benghazi. he has seen the revolution in eyes that probably even libyans haven't shared. >> reporter: mark ginsberg is a former ambassador to morocco. >> he was one of those people who dedicated his life to reconciliation between the arab and the united states. he was a peace corps volunteer. he joined the foreign service and obviously committed his life to not only reconstruction and rehabilitation of arab societies, but also focused on libya quite a bit. >> in speaking to americans, and muslims today throughout the washington area, we heard the same message
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